for the three-pointer, and usf wins 81-65. >>> dennis allen is expected back thursday when the raiders host the broncos. his father, grady, passed away today at the age of 66. allen went back to texas for the final few days with his father. his dad was a football player, and a darn good one. all southwest conference for texas a&m in the '60s. the raiders issued this statement just saying that they had great respect for grady, that he helped get his son into the football business, and they do expect their coach back on thursday night. >>> 49ers could use some help with a running back. frank gore, banged up. every game, he's coming out with bumps and bruises. and his backup, kendall hunter, no longer available. so look for lamichael james. hasn't played at all during the regular season. here's college clips. he has not scary carried the ball in a regular season contest. >> i'm there for a reason, i can play. and whatever the team needs me to do, that's what i'm going to do. i'm young, i'm still learning. and whatever it takes me, that's what i'm going to do. i prep for it each and every week.